Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Network is a part of the ESCORENA system (European System of Cooperative Research Network in Agriculture). As a part of ESCORENA system we use official name agreed by the network stakeholders meeting.


The Network was established in April 2012 at the technical consultation held in Budapest, Hungary. The facilitator of the Network is Michal Demes and the international team of MAP experts.


The aims of the Network:

1) To promote the voluntary exchange of information and experimental data, and facilitate voluntary exchange of experts, medicinal plant genetic resources and technologies.


2) To establish close links between researchers, teachers, practicionists and institutions working on the same subject to stimulate interaction and accelerate the transfer of knowledge and technology advances to all members.


3) To encourage and assist the submitting of joint research projects applications by participants of different countries to the international funding agencies.